Tropical Storm Arthur meandering off the east coast of Florida

Tropical Storm Arthur is expected to slowly drift northwest overnight before turning north on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

A steady strengthening is forecast, with Arthur likely to achieve hurricane strength on Thursday as it approaches the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

It’s going to be a hot day for much of the East Coast. A high temperature of 96 degrees F is forecast for Philadelphia with 95 degrees in Baltimore. New York City should see a high of 92 degrees. Atlanta should also hit 92 degrees. Boston could also hit 90 degrees.